- Aug 27, 2005
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|Processor||AMD Opteron 144|
|Motherboard||DFI Lanparty nF4 SLI-DR Expert|
|Cooling||Watercooled - Alphacool Nexxxos XP, BIX2, Eheim HPPS|
|Memory||2x 512MB OCZ PC 3200EL Platinum Rev.2 (TCCD)|
|Video Card(s)||2x Gainward GeForce 6800 Ultra (430/1200)|
|Storage||4x WD Raptor 740GD in RAID 0|
|Display(s)||Eizo FlexScan L768|
|Audio Device(s)||Audigy 2|
|Power Supply||Silverstone Zeus ST65ZF|
AMD Athlon FX-64 will be available to system integrators in the UK at a price point of $999 per CPU from the 8th August 2006.
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AMD raised the performance bar by launching its AM2 Athlon FX-62 back on the 23rd May and at the time we said it would have to do something special to compete with Intel's Conroe, which we exclusively reported about here. It looks like this ramp in performance is AMD's best shot at the moment against the big, bad Intel processor.